Well, they don't call Grand Rapids "Beer City USA" for nothing!

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It's no secret that Grand Rapids, Mich. is great for beer, with some of the top rated breweries in the country. In fact, two Grand Rapids beers just took home medals at the World Beer Cup. Michigan was also recently ranked the No. 1 state for beer lovers - and Grand Rapids once again nabbed the title of "Best Beer City in the U.S." 


But are Grand Rapids residents beer snobs?

According to a new study - yes.

The study from Neilson Prime Lingo, as reported by the Seattle News finds that Grand Rapids is the No. 5 beer snob city in the U.S., with 31.9% of residents over 21 consuming a microbrew or craft beer in the last 30 days.

Here's the rest of the Top 10 Beer Snob Cities in the U.S. -

  1. Portland, Oregon
  2. Seattle, Washington
  3. Durham, North Carolina
  4. Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  5. Grand Rapids, Michigan
  6. Colorado Springs, Colorado
  7. Rochester, New York
  8. Raleigh, North Carolina
  9. Albany, New York
  10. Spokane, Washington

Despite our seeming snobbery, there is one "trashy" beer that's super popular in Michigan... According to a recent study, Michiganders love Stroh's!

How Many of These 25 Grand Rapids Breweries Have You Visited?

Michigan is filled with 100's of great craft breweries. Both large and small companies, there is no beer shortage here. Check out 25 breweries in Grand Rapids here. 

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